Commencement

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Commencement

Commencement is held annually on the university quadrangle with about 15,000 people in attendance.

The graduation ceremony, rich with pageantry and tradition, offers a unique expression of university values, including academic commitment and integrity, citizenship, leadership, service, and exceptional teaching, research and mentoring.

This special print issue highlights the accomplishments and aspirations of Emory's 2013 graduating class.

Download a PDF (4 MB) version of Emory Report's "2013 Commencement" print edition:

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